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Big matches announced for Greatest Royal Rumble event

John Cena Triple H Greatest Royal Rumble

We noted before how WWE is working to make their upcoming show in Saudi Arabia a big event and the company intends to make it their priority after WrestleMania.

They had previously announced a 50 Men ‘Greatest Royal Rumble’ for the show and now they have revealed three new big matches for the Live Event.

The announced matches include a bout between John Cena and Triple H and a Ladder Match for the Intercontinental Championship. The full announcement for these matches can be seen below:

John Cena takes on Triple H at the Greatest Royal Rumble; tickets available this Saturday, March 31

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA and STAMFORD, Conn. — For the first time since 2010, John Cena will go head-to-head with Triple H at the Greatest Royal Rumble event at the King Abdullah Sports City Stadium in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m. AST. Tickets for this historic event are available this Saturday, March 31, at 12 midnight AST via ticketingboxoffice.com. Tickets will also be available at 10 a.m. AST at Virgin stores throughout Saudi Arabia. Ticket prices start at 20 SAR.

Additionally, the Greatest Royal Rumble event will feature an Intercontinental Championship Ladder Match: Seth Rollins vs. Finn Bálor vs. The Miz vs. Samoa Joe, and a Raw Tag Team Championship Match: The Hardy Boyz vs. Sheamus & Cesaro. A Ladder Match is when a championship title is suspended above the ring, and the first Superstar to climb to the top of a ladder and retrieve the title is the winner and champion.

General Sports Authority of Saudi Arabia Chairman, His Excellency Turki Al Sheikh, WWE Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia invite the world to celebrate this signature event, which includes the first-ever 50-Man Greatest Royal Rumble Match and seven championship matches.

Fans will also get to see WWE Superstars Roman Reigns, AJ Styles, Braun Strowman, The New Day, Randy Orton, Bray Wyatt and Shinsuke Nakamura, among others.

The inaugural Greatest Royal Rumble will deliver live family-friendly entertainment to passionate fans across the Middle East. It is the first event as part of a long-term partnership between WWE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Additional event details, including broadcast information, will be available in the coming weeks.


  • Arnold Jackson

    I’m not going to debate religious views but the fact they even let women have a match is progress.

  • Cancel the show

    Yeah, and the stupid country made the women be competely covered from neck to toe, long sleeves too. You know, because of how sexy forearms are, can’t have anybody getting too aroused.

  • I’m Right

    Watch it be the main event.

  • Nicholas Giambattista

    Well at least HHH will have a better match at that show then WM 34 were going to have to carry Kurt Angle.

    Don’t get me wrong I love Kurt Angle but he can’t wrestle to good anymore.

  • Nicholas Giambattista

    Oh shut up it not going to be the Main Event if don’t like it don’t watch it.

  • Arnold Jackson

    Didn’t they just have a women’s match over there for the first time ever recently?

  • Cancel the show

    Yes, let’s put those two young kids Cena and Triple H in the main event. And Vince wonders why no one sees the current crop as draws. WWE shouldn’t even be doing this show because of how repressive the muslim world is towards women. If you don’t want the female wrestlers there or make them wear head to toe body suits like they made the women do last year, don’t run the area. WWE effectively shows their approval of the muslim world’s treatment of women running these areas.